| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Just in time for the "Lincoln" film wave?
Paul Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas," which received its world premiere at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven in 2008, will make its New York bow with a production at the New York Theatre Workshop.
Tina Landau, who...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season.
Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will be directing Betty Buckley, Lois Smith and Hallie Foote in the world premiere of Horton Foote’s “The Old Friends” at off-Broadway’s Signature Theatre Company, which...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:15 PM
The show: "Venus in Fur" at Hartford's TheaterWorks
First impressions: The notion of role-playing has a multitude of meanings in David Ives' clever psycho-sexual comedy, that takes Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's infamous erotic 1870 novella and places it...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
International classical musical vocalist and gospel singer Jubilant Sykes will star in the world premiere of Daniel Beaty's "Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes."
The classically trained baritone performed opera, jazz and spirituals...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:19 AM
In 1963, professional theaters were sprouting up around the nation, far from the bright neon lights of Broadway. There was some kind of magic in the air, particularly in Connecticut.
Happy 50th anniversary to Hartford Stage and the Goodspeed Opera...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Another theater bargain alert!
Hartford Stage is offering half-price tickets for any of Thanksgiving weekend’s five performances of its "A Christmas Carol -- A Ghost Story of Christmas" on sale Friday from midnight to 11:59 pm Nov. 23 only....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Hartford Stage is offering a "Christmas in July” special on tickets purchased through July 31 for its 50th anniversary season.
Tickets will be $15 off all main stage productions and $15 off Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 29-Dec. 1)...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
The show: Christopher Shinn's "Now of Later" by the Huntington Stage Company, at Wimberly Theater at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Traveling around a bit, no? Connecticut connections pulled me to Beantown for the U.S. premiere of a play by Hartford-...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:49 PM
"Moonlight and Magnolias," Ron Hutchinson's comedy about the making of the script to "Gone With the Wind" begins performances this week at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road.
Previews begin Wednesday, Jan,. 23, opens Friday, Jan. 25 and...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?
Is the state tourism office missing a market?
After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Hartford Stage will hold auditions for local actors who are current members of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional American theater actors, for the upcoming 2013-2014 season on May 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hartford Stage Rehearsal...